9 Sep

The resonance of the Gerardino verse is poetic, like the guitar that will sound in the Pachinko struck by Idoia Aparicio. His open-air concert at the Botín Center begins with a Mozartian work of the greatest Spanish romantic virtuoso, Fernando Sor, and ends with the spectacular Francisco Tárrega and his Andalusian flavor from the Alhambra in Granada. During the reverie of the evening walk, Moreno Torroba and Joaquín Rodrigo, two magicians of the Spanish guitar, along with the Brazilian magic of Villalobos, the contemporary of the British Stanley Myers, the French Roland Dyens and the Spanish-Cuban Julián Orbón, author of the famous song La Guantanamera, composed during his American exile (1963).

Idoia Aparicio, a young guitarist born in Getxo (Vizcaya) where he began studying music at age eight. He has studied with the teachers Toru Kannari, Sylvia Gutiérrez, Eduardo Baranzano, Miguel Trápaga, Marcin Dylla and Teresa Folgueira in Bilbao, Madrid and Poland, and has received master classes from guitarists Dejan Ivanovich, María Esther Guzmán, Margarita Escarpa, Thomas Offerman, John Dearman (Los Angeles Guitar Quartet), Carlo Marchione, José Luis Rodrigo and Álvaro Pierri.